#menstruation

  • Article: Australian Senate Passes Bill to Pull Plug on Tampon Tax
    Health

    Australian Senate Passes Bill to Pull Plug on Tampon Tax

    June 18, 2018

    The bill would recategorize tampons from non-essential "luxury" items to essential health products. Read more

  • Article: These Period GIFs Are an Adorable Way to Break Period Stigmatism
    Water & Sanitation

    These Period GIFs Are an Adorable Way to Break Period Stigmatism

    By David Brand|April 11, 2018

    A menstrual cup surfs a wave of blood and a uterus tells you to back off. Read more

  • Article: 5 US Laws That Reinforce Period Taboos
    Water & Sanitation

    5 US Laws That Reinforce Period Taboos

    By David Brand|March 16, 2018

    Tampon taxes and substandard sex ed continue to prop up period taboos. Read more

  • Article: Americans Use 7 Billion Plastic Tampon Applicators Every Year. This Product Is Changing That
    Water & Sanitation

    Americans Use 7 Billion Plastic Tampon Applicators Every Year. This Product Is Changing That

    By David Brand|March 2, 2018

    “Bleed Red. Think Green.” Read more

  • Article: Doctors Finally Acknowledge Period Pain Is as Painful as a 'Heart Attack’
    Water & Sanitation

    Doctors Finally Acknowledge Period Pain Is as Painful as a 'Heart Attack’

    By David Brand|Feb. 28, 2018

    It’s what women have been saying all along. Read more

  • Article: Men Won't Stand in the Way of Menstrual Health for Arizona Prisoners, Says Lawmaker
    Water & Sanitation

    Men Won't Stand in the Way of Menstrual Health for Arizona Prisoners, Says Lawmaker

    By David Brand|Feb. 16, 2018

    “This is so fundamental to female dignity." Read more

  • Article: Blood, Sweat, and Cheers: 2017 Was the Year of the Period Thanks to These Activists
    Water & Sanitation

    Blood, Sweat, and Cheers: 2017 Was the Year of the Period Thanks to These Activists

    By David Brand|Dec. 22, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Blood made it onto TV, an advocate in the NFL talked menstruation, and countries pledged free pads. Read more

  • Article: Students in Malawi Are Making Reusable Pads to Fight Menstruation Stigma and Keep Girls in School
    Water & Sanitation

    Students in Malawi Are Making Reusable Pads to Fight Menstruation Stigma and Keep Girls in School

    By David Brand|Oct. 13, 2017

    Though these pads seem like a simple solution, they could have a huge impact. Read more